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Publications, Presentations, Honors, Awards, and Other News August 2022

August 16, 2022


Veronica Barcelona, Billy Caceres, and Jacquelyn Taylor were among the authors of “Associations Between Paternal Co-Residence and Child Health Among African American Children,” published in Western Journal of Nursing Research.

Veronica Barcelona and Jacquelyn Taylor were among the authors of “The Cumulative Influence of Perceived Discrimination, Stress, and Coping Responses on Symptoms of Depression Among Young African American Mothers,” published in Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.

Melissa Beauchemin, PhD '19, was among the authors of “Efficacy of a Password-Protected, Pill-Dispensing Device with Mail Return Capacity to Enhance Disposal of Unused Opioids After Cancer Surgery,” published in Cancer.

Elizabeth Corwin was among the authors of “The Unique Contribution of Gendered Racial Stress to Depressive Symptoms Among Pregnant Black Women,” published in Women’s Health.

Maureen George was among the authors of “Assessment of Real-World Escalation to Biologics in US Patients with Asthma,” published in Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. In Practice.

Jung Kang and Veronica Barcelona were the co-authors of “A Comparison of Conceptual Frameworks to Examine Health Inequities in End-of-Life Care,” published in Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Clare Cardo McKegney, DNP '08, and Deanna Schneider, MS '10, were the co-authors of “A Case of Acne Fulminans,” published in Journal of Pediatric Health Care.

Karen Schmitt was among the authors of “Experience of a National Cancer Institute-Designated Community Outreach and Engagement Program in Supporting Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” published in Journal of Community Health.

Rebecca Schnall, PhD '09, was among the authors of “Predictors of Past-Year Health Care Utilization Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men Using Andersen’s Behavioral Model of Health Service Use,” published in LGBT Health.

Jiyoun Song, PhD '20, Danielle Scharp, and Maxim Topaz were among the authors of “Do Nurses Document All Discussions of Patient Problems and Nursing Interventions in the Electronic Health Record? A Pilot Study in Home Healthcare,” published in JAMIA Open.

Jiyoun Song, PhD '20, Maxim Topax, Jingjing Shang, Patricia Stone, and Bevin Cohen, MS '17, were among the authors of “Using Natural Language Processing to Identify Acute Care Patients Who Lack Advance Directives, Decisional Capacity, and Surrogate Decision Makers,” published in PLoS One.

Maxim Topaz, Jiyoun Song, PhD '20, and Kenrick Cato, PhD '14, were among the authors of “Risk of Rehospitalization or Emergency Department Visit Is Significantly Higher for Patients Who Receive Their First Home Health Care Nursing Visit Later Than Two Days After Hospital Discharge,” published in Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Cindy Veldhuis was among the authors of “Reproductive Rights Should Concern Us All,” published in the Division 44 Newsletter of the Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity.

Cindy Veldhuis and Tonda Hughes were among the authors of “Associations of Adult Roles and Minority Stressors with Trajectories of Alcohol Dependence Symptoms Throughout Adulthood Among Sexual Minority Women,” published in Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.

Yihong Zhao was among the authors of “Brain Structural Covariation Linked to Screen Media Activity and Externalizing Behaviors in Children,” published in Journal of Behavioral Addictions.


Jeanne Churchill, DNP '10, was a panel member for “A Humble Reflection on Present Challenges, Impending Changes, and Future Possibilities” at the 4th Annual Heartland Interprofessional Education (HIPE) Conference: “Elevating IPE: Bridging Clinical and Community,” held virtually by Clarkson College in Omaha, Nebraska, July 21–22, 2022.

Judy Honig, DNP '05, presented “Advanced Practice Nursing in the US: Path to Maximize Nursing Impact” and “Exploring Constraints and Facilitators for NP/APN Competency-Based Educational Standards” at the 12th International Council of Nurses’ Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing (ICN NP/APN) Network Conference held in Dublin, Ireland, August 21–24, 2022.

Corina Lelutiu-Weinberger presented “Implementation of the First PrEP Counseling and Adherence Protocol in a Country with High Need for and Low Access to Biomedical HIV Prevention” at the 24th International AIDS Conference held in Montreal, Canada, July 29–August 2, 2022.


Ruth Masterson Creber recently received funding for her innovative National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NIH-NHLBI) R01 proposal titled “Improve the Meaning of Patient Reported Outcomes to Evaluate Effectiveness for Cardiac Care (IMPROVE-Cardiac Care),” funded for $2,570,249 over four years.

Susan Doyle-Lindrud, DNP '08, and Judy Honig, DNP '05, were named Honorary Senior Fellows in Nursing by the University of Melbourne.

Corina Lelutiu-Weinberger recently received funding on two innovative National Institutes of Health grants. Her National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) R01 grant is titled, “Ending the HIV Epidemic with Equity: An All-Facility Intervention to Reduce Structural Racism and Discrimination and Its Impact on Patient and Healthcare Staff Well-Being,” funded for $3,786,473 over five years, and her Fogarty International Center R33 grant is titled, “Preparing for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Implementation in Central-Eastern European Countries with Low Access to Biomedical Prevention,” funded for $981,844 over three years.